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October 19th, 2013

Playoff Beards: Growing, Growing, Still Growing…

Beards have been sprouting up on Red Sox players since spring training. Only A Game’s Karen Given takes a look at this year’s playoff phenomenon.

October 19th, 2013
By Lynn Pasquerella

Remembering The Score

Baseball is bigger than who wins the World Series. Mount Holyoke President Lynn Pasquerella recalls the beginning of her love of baseball.

October 19th, 2013

A Raymond Chandler Mystery Provides A Baseball History Lesson

Only A Game’s Doug Tribou shares a bit of hardball history courtesy of legendary mystery writer, Raymond Chandler.

October 19th, 2013

Chicago’s Derrick Rose Returns At Last

Derrick Rose is back on the court for the Chicago Bulls following a 17 month absence. K.C. Johnson spoke with Bill Littlefield about Rose’s return to the game.

October 19th, 2013
By Lauren Ober

Steelers Bars Are Sweeping the Nation

The Pittsbugh Steelers have had a difficult season on the field, but they still have some of the most loyal fans in all of football. Reporter Lauren Ober shares a picture of Steeler Nation.

October 19th, 2013

The Mystery Of Bison Dele

Bison Dele played in the NBA for eight seasons and five different teams. Soon after walking away from his basketball career, he disappeared. SI’s Chris Ballard joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the mystery.

October 19th, 2013

Listeners Weigh In

Bill Littlefield responds to comments from Only A Game’s listeners.

October 19th, 2013

Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports

Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce joins Bill Littlefield to discuss home plate collisions; Peyton Manning’s words of wisdom for his old boss; an NFL job posted on Craigslist; and a gridiron power struggle between referees and cops.

October 19th, 2013

U.S. Soccer Saves Mexico’s World Cup Chances

When Mexico’s national soccer team needs help, it doesn’t usually turn the U.S., but this week that happened. Grant Wahl joined Bill Littlefield to weigh in on the situation.

October 19th, 2013

‘Expanding The Strike Zone’ Examines History And Changes In Baseball

Author Daniel Gilbert examines how baseball has been shaped and modified from the postwar boom to today. He joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the history and the meaning of the sport’s changes.

October 19th, 2013

Music On Only A Game

Only A Game’s Gary Waleik offers a single, exclusively hirsute song description.

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